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Woman suffers ‘potentially life-threatening’ injuries after being struck by vehicle in Newton

A pedestrian was seriously hurt when she was struck by a vehicle in Newton Tuesday, police said.

The 44-year-old woman was hit shortly before 6:15 p.m. in the area of Parker Street and Hagen Road, according to Newton police Sergeant Hagai Brandon.

She suffered “potentially life-threatening” injuries and was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Brandon said. The driver stayed at the scene and the incident is under investigation, he said.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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